URock to Offer Variety of UMS Psychology Courses in January Term

Psychology has become one of the most popular college majors not only because it is a fascinating field of study, but because it provides an excellent introduction to many professions, both established, like clinical psychology, and emerging, like virtual reality. University College at Rockland offers dozens of University of Maine System (UMS) psychology courses each semester leading to degrees and concentrations in the field.

UMS Psychology degrees that can be earned online at URock include:

- BA in Psychology - University of Maine at Presque Isle

- BA in Social Sciences with a Psychology concentration - University of Maine at Augusta

- BA in Psychology and Community Studies - University of Maine at Machias

A Bachelor's degree in Psychology can be used as a starting point for several different careers. Some psychology majors pursue graduate study in psychology or related fields. Most psychology majors seek employment upon graduation with government or social service agencies, in the medical field, or in business.

In addition, course in psychology can be applied toward many UMS degree programs in the areas of mental health and human services, nursing, liberal studies and more.

Registration for the Spring 2013 semester, which begins January 14, is open and ongoing. For more information about the courses and degrees available through University College at Rockland, please contact 596-6906 or visit www.learn.maine.edu/rockland.



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